1 October 2020
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Ultrahigh temperature Ceramics (UHTCs) are the class of materials that offer great potential to be used in aerospace applications such as wing leading edges and nose cones of hypersonic vehicles, scramjet propulsion, combustion chambers, turbine components and nozzles for rocket and aerospace engines. They provide unique properties at extreme high temperatures that no other material can offer. However, their oxidation behaviour at high temperature (>1500°C) is still a major obstacle for potential applications.
A new approach is proposed for the improvement of oxidation performance of UHTCs and UHTC-CMCs by application of protective coatings that are tailored to chemical compatibility with the UHTC and that drastically lower the degradation of the base material.
The aim of the PhD project is to develop novel coating solutions for this promising class of materials. This development will be carried out in collaboration with Missouri University of technology (MS&T), USA.
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Mr. Dr. Ravisankar Naraparaju
Institute of Materials Research
Phone: +49 2203 601-3442